Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Communication Analyst - Graphic Designer

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and

    We are seeking a Senior Communications Analyst - Graphic Designer for our Canoga Park (Los Angeles), CA office.

    This position may be filled at this level or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The successful individual will perform work under limited general direction:

    40% - Develop strategic branding and advertising campaigns with executives and COE leads. Work with Communications team and other internal managers to develop graphic and creative marketing materials and branding elements to increase the effectiveness of internal and external messages.

    40% - Coordinate with clients requesting graphic design or layout work; develop ideas; suggesting new or modifying existing ideas.

    10% - Prepare printing specifications for print vendors; obtain bids and select appropriate vendor; maintain contact with vendors to ensure adherence to time schedules and specifications.

    10% - Coordinate production with vendors; review proofs and printing for adherence to specifications; determine if quality standards have been met.


    Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and 6 years of experience in a directly related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Understand Aerojet Rocketdyne branding, layout, color theory and typography in both print and digital media. Creates materials that reflect established graphic and visual standards.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Animate, Acrobat, etc.
    • Knowledge of visual media processes including, graphic design and print media; presentation creation skills, photo, video and audio visual; multimedia and web design.
    • Security requirements, clearances, and procedures.
    • Experience with printing processes (prepress, resolution, color modules, etc.) and experience working with vendors; Knowledge of signage and other large-format processes.
    • Experience managing multiple jobs, working effectively with individuals and teams, able to produce quality work with limited supervision and follow detailed instructions when required.
    • Ability to design for various media, print and digital. Open to creative direction and ability to execute accordingly.
    • Communication and organizational skills, customer service focused, attention to detail, and high degree of openness to new approaches and new ideas.
    • Knowledge of Digital Asset Management.


    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Will require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coats. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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